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Upi Jaya

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7604 Woodside Ave, Elmhurst, NY 11373-1939
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place, Room is clean enough, Toilet is clean enough, delicious food, especially for ''rendang'', and the taste is simillar with the origine food from Padang Indonesia. Good for the people who want to taste Indonesian food

Thank Agungsbatu
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, we were over charged; paid more than our bill ever should have been. Secondly, we called the restaurant before we came to be sure they accepted credit cards and they confirmed that they do; however, once it came time to pay, our server told us they only accept cash. The food was average by Indonesian standards. Some... More 

Thank BeLikeWater311
New York City, New York
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you are familiar with Indonesian Authentic food, Upi Jaya is the best so far for their Beef Rendang. It takes more than 4 hours to cook Authentic West Sumatran "rendang" and they need to put more than 15 Indonesian ingredients to make them. So they are not cheap This is the place if you want to try very delicious... More 

Thank nycjkt
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Great taste and offer varieties of indonesian cuisine. The place is in queens, a bit far from metro station but worth trying. They offer gado2, rendang, soto, siomay, and other genuine indonesian dishes.would love to come back here again.

Thank Ika R
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

The food was good but the portion was small. Waitress was rude by asking tip even before it was left. How rude is that when you demand a tip for bad service.

Thank Benisan02
Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2014

Great Indonesian food in the middle of Queens, NY. Location is not so pleasant but for those Indonesian food lovers will have a good experience with this restaurant. Server/Owner are not too friendly and restaurant need much much improvement but the 'ayam bakar' make the visit worth it. No Credit Card is a down side.....

Thank Mario S
Lawrenceville, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

Even the food is ok.....the service at Upi Jaya is terrible!!!!!!! You have to wait forever to get your food on the table.....the waitress was not friendly at all....... As other people say, they did not explain why the bill was so high, and in top of that, she asked for a 20% tip...... If the owner of this restaurant... More 

Thank Angel A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

The waitress was rude, did not explain the bill, and expected 20% tip. I am generally a large tipper but when someone who was rude and not courteous said "I am keeping the change for tip", it ticked me off. The check was for $84, the money given was $100, and the waitress boldly said "I am keeping the change... More 

Thank Audrey L
Fishkill, New York
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2014

Please set your mind correctly before visiting : this is a really small place. No fancy décor. It is actually very similar to most eateries you find in Indonesia unless you go to the restaurants in hotels or malls. The menu is extensive, make sure you try several of them, because Indonesian cuisine is so broad in taste that you... More 

Thank Ben P
New York City, New York
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

As someone who grow up with Indonesian food and eat padang food wherever I travel in Indonesia, certainly the food in Upi Jaya is not up to par. The service was bad and expects high tip. Location is okay as it is only few blocks away from 64th station on 7 train. The server keep talking to herself aloud. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7604 Woodside Ave, Elmhurst, NY 11373-1939
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: 718-458-1807

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?